Collaboration equals innovation

So much has been happening in the last couple of months! We are overwhelmed with interest. Currently we are tirelessly working with our clients on the delivery of the first 20 units in 2018! Planning is the key Building a house is a complex task but the planning stage is the crucial time when the […]

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Thinking outside the box

Ecokit news are back! You might have noticed there was no update last month, we are soooo busy! Ehm… my dog ate it. Really 🙂 Over the past 2 months, we have been setting up the production of our ecokit prototype, developing the business with the support of the Runway Geelong accelerator, networking and creating […]

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If you can dream it, you can do it

The times are getting more busy but also very exciting. We have been planning the construction of the prototype for few months now and finally, the design has been finalized. And we are proud to show it off 🙂 Visit our our Facebook page for more images. We are now working on peripheral systems, such as […]

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We are turning dreams into plans

Apologies for a delayed update. I have just returned from a trip to beautiful Jindabyne, where I was visiting a client who will be the lucky owner of the FIRST ecokit in the world! He and his family purchased a lovely rural land that will be turned into an eco farm stay, so anyone can […]

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Crowdfunding is on!

Things are getting really intense & serious here at ecokit HQ. We are finally moving into the pre-manufacturing phase, currently negotiating with material suppliers the best prices possible and working with 2 potential manufacturers on the manufacturing deal. This week I took part in a business bootcamp provided by Runway Geelong. It was an amazing […]

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March – the roller coaster ride

March was a very fast paced month full of upheavals not dissimilar to a roller coaster ride. So where are we at?The prototypeThe first week of March brought us a bomb – after nearly 5 months of preparations, the client who we were planning to build the prototype for, had to pull out of the deal. […]

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Understanding your home’s thermal envelope

Building a new home brings several challenges. Not only you have to think about the size and shape of the building but also how your new dwelling will be heated and cooled. A proper insulation from the right materials with the correct thermal properties will help create an environment that is energy efficient and comfortable to live in. […]

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Sustainability – What is it and why does it matter?

The word “Sustainability” has become a household term in the modern family. We hear about various projects related to sustainability and eco-friendliness in the mainstream media. In addition to being a very economical option, having a sustainability mindset helps reduce the carbon footprint we leave on this planet. It means that we are helping our […]

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Cheers to Fab-ruary!

What a fun month February has been! Thank you. We loved all the love! Started off the month with a bang with sifting through the applications for our ambassadorship, getting in touch with the potential ambassadors and connecting via Skype for a more personal chat – thanks so much to all who submitted their stories! […]

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Keep your home warm and comfy without wasting energy!

The seasonal change in weather is one cause for the increase in the consumption of energy resulting in high power bills. Whether we are in summer or winter, it has driven us to find alternate methods to keep costs down to a minimum. Let’s face it. Winter is around the corner. And when the winter […]

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Invest in 5 crucial eco-friendly solutions for your house

The focus today is not only in bringing down the cost energy but in reducing your carbon footprint and living healthy lives. Having in mind the increasing trend of energy saving and the growing awareness of being eco-conscious, more and more people are starting to learn to live responsibly. We are starting to understand and […]

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Break Free in 2017

Welcome to a brand new year. 2016 was a year of disruption, the impacts of which will be felt in 2017. 2017 has to be a year of change to buffer these impacts. Let’s hope for a change for better, for our environment, our relationships, our lives… Hope is a powerful thing but often it […]

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Update november 2016

We are on track for the prototype construction in early 2017, starting with few awesome early supporters. We are currently discussing the details with 6 potential ecokit owners and next month we will reach out to each of you to ask you to confirm your timeframe for your project — the interest we have had so far […]

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Update october 2016

The past month has been incredibly exciting as we progressed with the engineering of the kit to a new stage and we are working with a safety engineer to make sure the kit assembly is safe for all you DIY folks!Our architect is working hard on the documentation needed for planning / building permits and the engineering […]

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Designing a house for someone with autism

Can you imagine every time the bathroom fan buzzed, you became unhinged? Or where getting to the kitchen appliances feels more like a deadly fight every time you cook a meal? You have to start thinking how many autistic adults who struggle to live in homes that don’t accommodate their needs feel to understand the challenge. Today, […]

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update september 2016

When we sent you our last update, we were slowly releasing an access to our estimation tool to all our subscribers and couple of weeks ago the process has been completed. The tool is now available to anyone and if you have had no chance to test it out, feel free to estimate the cost of […]

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update august 2016

Time seems like it has raced by since our last update in July. Most likely because I was visiting my family and friends in my home country, Czech Republic and took a little bit of time off from the project. But fear not, the development is steadily progressing and we have commenced work on full project […]

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update july 2016

Many of you have followed us through various development stages, when we revealed the concept and ongoing improvements. Others only just starting following us in the last few weeks and days. We are humbled by your support and feedback.Currently we are in the Design for Manufacturing (DFM) phase, which takes about 8 – 10 weeks […]

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update june 2016

We’ve nearly crossed the six-month mark since the start of 2016 and we are pleased to let you know we are on schedule with the development and our target to start selling ecokit homes later this year. We wanted to let you all know that we would like to say thanks to everyone who filled our […]

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update may 2016

Today I am excited to share with you the latest update on ecokit development! Since January, we have focused on finalizing the engineering of the kit – and we have just completed the first phase. Now we are focusing on the additional wind loads, to be able to offer ecokit to those who plan building […]

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